Resources for You
Choosing the Right Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine
- Over-the-Counter Medicines: What's Right for You? (pamphlet)
Discusses the importance of reading the Drug Facts label, avoiding interactions, using OTCs while pregnant or nursing, treating a child, and more.
- Medicamentos sin receta: ¿Cual es adecuado para usted? (pamphlet)
Spanish version of the above pamphlet.
- Checklist for Choosing Over-the-Counter (0TC) Medicine for Adults (PDF - 62KB)
Before you go to the store to choose an OTC medicine for you or another adult, use this checklist to help gather the information you need. At the store, the checklist will help you pick the right medicine.